The cornea is the clear front window of the eye that covers the colored iris and the round pupil. Light is focused while passing through the cornea so we can see. To stay clear, the cornea must be healthy.
If the cornea is damaged, it may become swollen or scarred, and its smoothness and clarity may be lost. Scars, swelling or an irregular shape cause the cornea to scatter or distort light, resulting in glare or blurred vision.
A corneal transplant is needed if:
See Cornea Surgery for more information.
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